Medical Professionals, Tell Us A "Small" Habit People Overlook That Can Actually Improve Their Health

If you have new health goals or simply want to improve your day-to-day life, making changes can feel intimidating. However, being consistent — even in the "simplest" things — can have a significant impact over time.

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So, nurses, doctors, and other medical professionals, what are some "small," everyday habits people can do to drastically improve their health?

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Like, maybe you find that people often overlook the importance of moderate daily exercise, especially as they get older — and you've helped patients start a consistent routine that works for them and has made a big difference in their lives.

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Perhaps you're a dentist and have a hygiene tip that people may not know, like not rinsing your mouth with water immediately after brushing, as it reduces the effects of the fluoride from your toothpaste.

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Maybe you're constantly reminding patients to get adequate sleep every night — and you have solid advice on how to get a better night's rest.

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Perhaps you highly recommend that people incorporate specific foods in their meals that are super important for nutrition, such as leafy greens, which can support brain health.

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Or maybe you have other lifestyle recommendations, like reducing stress, and you have a few tips that have worked quite well.

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Medical professionals, in the comments below, tell us a "small," everyday habit that can drastically improve one's health — and why it's important. Or, if you prefer to remain anonymous, feel free to use this Google form. Your response could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post.